Table 8

Studies of the IL1B -511C>T polymorphism in breast cancer.

Reference

Numbers studied

Type of controls

Susceptibility

Severity

Ethnicity


Cancer

Controls


Smith KC et al, 2004 [57]

141

261

Bone marrow and solid organ donors – male and female

No association

No association

mixed

Hefler LA et al, 2005 [58]

269

227

Women visiting outpatient dept for various reasons

No association

No association

Caucasian

Our study

703

489

Women with normal mammograms from screening population

No association

No association

British Caucasian


Balasubramanian et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:188   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-188

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